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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - March 15, 1962, Carbondale, Illinois                                tUttlCATlOM OFFICE Cartwrtdalt Murpbysbon 227 W Main 9S 121h 212 N Ifitb Southern Illinoisan 9 5 6 2 V LIBRARY RgRALD AHD REVIEW ILL Vafemt 7tW5c a Copy 24 Paps Successor to Free Press Herrto Daily Murpbysboro Indeptadeat THURSDAY MARCH 15 1962 CarbondaleHerrlrrMurphystwro Illfnofi Rusk Gromyko Clash At Geneva Kennedy Asks Protection For Consumers Washington March 15 AP President Kennedy sent Con gress today a jumbosize pack age of proposals to protect the consumer He expressed sympa thy for Americas prime buyer Temporary structures still are In use On SIU Campus Temporary Buildings Abound Red Minister USPIan For New Tests Raps the housewife In recommendations that would cost about million a year in addition to programs already cov ered in budget requests he urged steps to assure Safe effective drugs for the ail ing Beauty aids that wont burn a ladys skin TV sets that will get more chan nels Installment contracts that re veal the true rate of interest Wider inspection to bar un wholesome meat from dinner ta bles Legislation already is under con sideration on some of these points But Kennedy disclosed he hasnt yet solved a to help the housewife tell which is the best large package the giant the jumbo or the economy size He said he would have rec ommendations later on truth in packaging Bills Pending Many of Kennedys recommen dations are in legislation already before officials said that in some cases he went beyond the pending bills The President also announced he has ordered 1 His Council of Economic Ad visers to create a consumers ad visory council 2 Various federal agency heads to name special assistants on con sumer problems 3 The Post Office Department to set up a pilot program by dis playing iri 100 post offices pub locations useful to consumers Mother Slain By Kidnaper By Bob Haring Of the Associated Press Bartlesville Okla March 15 A massive search was under way today for the killer who shot down a Bartlesville area house wife Wednesday apparently while two of her children watched in fright Police think the victim Bertha Bartholemew 39 surprised a burglar in her farm home She and the children were kidnaped but the children were released un harmed Authorities have picked up at least one person for questioning Threeyearold Martin Barthole mew tugging the hand of his 19 rnonthold sister Leslie Ann led a motorist to his mothers body in a bam near Ponca City 70 miles west of here She had bees shot once in the bead The motorist attorney W W Jtedgers of Blackwell Okla said the children were a little tired vcratcbed dirty and chilled when be found them walking along a Jiazardoiis section of Oklalioma Highway 11 about nine miles north of Ponca City near the Okla homaKansas border Discovery of the children and the body came six hours after finding of the Bartholemew car had led to report of the kidmip modern Air Force ROTC program at SIU A Southern Illinoisan picture story dated Jan 24 1949 shosved SIU students using the floor of the gymnasium to fill out registration forms for winter quarter 120 girl students crowded into Anthony Hall which had been built for 72 a botany laboratory used 13 hours a day and workers swel tering in the basement of the old Wheeler Hall libraryremoving books for storage because the building had been condemned Also pictured were eight former jrivale homes and a store build ing in use for purposes ranging om the agriculture department headquarters to a veterans com mission office 15 houses just university were By Ben Gelman Of The Southern Illinoisan A visitor to Southern Illinoi University today sees three kind of buildings old ones dating fron 18871928 new ones built from 194 to the present and temporary buildings which somehow seem ageless It is this last category abou which the visitor is usually mos curious Some of the temporary struc tures are private homes whicl have been purchased by the uni versity within the area which wil eventually be an integral part o the campus The others are mostly surplus Army barracks used either singly or in groups for offices class rooms and dormitories There also are a metal quon set hut east of the gymnasium used for wrestling practice judo classes and other physical educa tion activities another building of the same type used by the agriculture department and mis cellaneous other structures It has been said facetiously that university officials keep the barrackstype buildings around to impress visiting legislators with the need for new construction on campus In fact SIU officials have tried to retire these unsightly structures to the scrap heap But increasing enrollment and expansion of uni versity have so far out stripped new construction that all available space in the barracks and in the former private homes has always been in use Not New The problem of retiring tem poraiy quarters at SIU is not 112w When Old Main was rebuilt on he site of the original burned auilding in 1887 the frame build ing which housed the school from 188487 was not immediately torn down The structure which stood ap proximately where Altgeld Hall now is located was used for years as a gymnasium and for drilling the Douglas Corps equivalent in those days of theto maintain full employment many new buildings there were 87 of these resident houses list ed in the universitys financial re port All were in use except for a few which were about to be torn down to make way for permanent In addition bought by the shown These were all scheduled o be used for classrooms offices and to house other SIU activities In 1952 according to SIU Presi dent D W Morris 21 erstwhile residences were in indispensable iniversily service Among the enants were the new psychology department and the departments of journalism health education brtrign languages and music As of June 30 1961 in spite of Job Training rvM i Bill Signed Washington March 15 AP President Kennedy signed to ay legislation which will permit raining up to a million unem loyed workers for new skills The threeyear millioiV pro ram is designed to help both structures Eight more were listed as having been torn down during tiie previous year The barracks era at SIU started when the university pur chased 27 surplus army buildings from Camp Ellis for in 1950 The first nine were set up in the Dowdell area east of the Illi nois Central railroad to serve as the first mens dormitories oper ated by the university They are still in use for the same pur pose Still In Use The next still in use served as an addition to the cafe teria two spaech department classroom buildings a little thea ter offices for the purchasing agent auditor business manager registrar statistical services placement service and two build ings for the department of busi ness administration The only change made 5n 12 years have been that the cafeteria was moved into the new Univer sity Center and the space re renovated for the Data Process ing and Computing Center and one of the speech barracks 5s being used as headquarters for the RadioTV Department and Broad casting Service Many other barracks are in Related story pg 17 lose who lose their jobs through utomation and those whose skills mit them to lowpaying jobs Kennedy described the bill as egislation in the area of employ rient since the historic employ ment act of 1946 That act set up government policy of seeking Hopeful Hunt Cancer Vaccine Search Begins 120 Join Test Phoenix Ariz March 15 AP A hopeful new search for a vac cine to protect humans againsl cancer has begun Today 120 pereons between Hie ages of 60 and 70 in Sweden form he first test group but if all goes well perhaps 12000 persons may receive experimental vaccine be fore 1965 So reported Dr BertU Bjorklund of the Immunojogical Research Laboratory in Stockholm to news men after the dosing session of the American Cancer Societys science writers seminar The vaccine consists mainly of bits of killed cancer cells actually humancells that have become ab normal In the healthy body thesecell fragments will stimulate produc tion of protective substances that tend to inactivate germs and viruses Then should a human cell be come cancer Bjorklund expects t h e antibodies will recognize the can cerous coll inactivating il The antibodies also will release from its natural state iff the hu man blood a cell killer which will destroy the cancer Of the 120 persons in the tfist 100 are receiving the experimen tal material Each of five groups of 20 is getting a different numoer of doses One group of 20 is Dot receiving any dose but is being checked to see the normal level of antibodies If the proper dosage is deter mined perhaps as manw as 12noo persons will be tested nest year with that dosage Then if results are good with this group the next year perhaps as many as 12000 in the 60 to 70 ige group would be given the ma erial and another 12000 persons selected as a control or untreated group use including those in the Chau tauqtia housing area Altogether the university has over million tied up in tem porary buildings including origi nal investment and sides the resident houses ment ioned above The total investment for both types as of June 30 1961 was When the temporary facilities will be retired is an open ques tion The Carbondale cam pus building program with build ing bond funds and some mil lion worth of housing facilities now under construction and sche duled for the next five years will undoubtedly ease the situation Still Holds True But a statement made nearly 10 years ago by Morris holds true almost as much today as it did then Too much emphasis can scar cely be placed on the importance of this temporary building space Without it the university could simply not have performed many of the services which are vital to its standing and usefulness New departments which were ser iously needed could not have been organized and many offices dn partments and agencies over crowded to the point of serious inefficiency could scarcely have continued to operate It is by no means true that these makeshift arrangements solve Southerns space needs The buildings we have simply permit us to continue NOW how long they tvill serve one can but guess Only permanent structures can solve our space needs ently Friday A review of current building plans and a look into the future Geneva March 15 AP U S Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko clashed today at the very outset of the 17nation disarmament conference Gromyko denounced as a pain ful blow to the conference the plans of the United States to start new atmospheric tests in late April unless there is agreement here to end all such tests under strict con trols Rusk replied that the present conference was born amid the echoing roars of more than 40 So viet nuclear explosions last fall and that the Soviet Union in view of its record was one of the least qualified of nations to criticize the United States Rusk and Gromyko presented sweeping and detailed plans for disarming the world The stated aims were the same But the methods differed so sharp ly as to revive at once the old shadow of deadlock which has hung over all disarmament nego iod Rusk Asks Cutback Busk called for a 30 per cent cut in nuclear armed rockets and big bombers and hi such conven tional military weapons as tanks and warships in three years He proposed a prohibition on produc tion of nuclear weapons and that the United States and Soviet Union each transfer 55 tons of weapons grade to peaceful purposes Connected with the plan were proposed measures to prevent sur prise attack and for an interria tiohal inspection system The measures included aerial inspec tion areas ground observation posts at strategic points and a EXCHANGE GREETING Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy wife of the President laughs heartily as she presses palms together in typical Indian greeting with IIari Ram at the residence of Indian Prime Minister Nehru Intensify Danger9 Kennedy Raps Red Tactics in Berlin Air Corridors system of notification of missile firings to prevent the world from being plunged into war by acci dent miscalculations failure of communications or surprise at tack Leading off the speeches Gro myko called for total disarma ment from rockets to rifles and from armies and divisions to gen oral staffs in four years He presented a draft of a clis aiTnameiYt treaty 27 pages long in which he said an international inspection system would be insti tuted gradually as arms reduction proceeded in three stages He put inspection in second place Rusks plan was deliberately in complete The specific proposals he made were examples of steps he said the United States waspre pared to take The complete pro grain he said should be shaped by the conference British Foreign Secretary Lord Home said the Rusk proposals were imaginative and farreach ing Washington March 15 AP President Kennedy has caution ed the Soviet Union against pro voking the Allies into retaliating to its particularly dangerous har assment in the air corridors to Berlin Soviet flights into space re served for Western planes and showering of metallic flakes in1 an apparent far unsuccess upset airway radar terns make it even more difficult to reach an agreement on Berlin Kennedy told a news conference Wednesday With the situation so hot Ken nedy said both sides should avoid incidents that may lead to ac tions and counteractions which can only intensify the danger He called the Soviet spreading of metallic chaff in the corridors a particularlydangerous kind of action Arid he said the West is waiting to see how the Sovi et Union reacts to very vigorous pro Kennedy derided criticismof his H9biUion foreign aid request and asserted it would be the most un wise act possible to cut our as sistance program In the area of security he said the U S position would be strengthened if there were no more tests hi the atmos phere including the series he has ordered to begin next month For tliis reason he said the United States wants to conclude an ef fectively safeguarded test ban treaty In reply to a question Kennedy increased the number of circum stances under which he might at tend a summit conference He repeated that he would go to sign a treaty or if we were on a brink of a war or a serious inter national crisis where my pres ence would make a significant dif ference he said he would add a hird possibility I would go if I hought it was in our national in erest Outside Church Glenn Rowdies Clash Secret Army Shoots Six Algiers March 15 AP Three secret army commandos invaded a meeting of education workers today told the 13 men present that six of them had been condemned by the terrorist or ganization and shot the sixin the sunny courtyard outside Five of the victims died The sixlh dial later In a hospital Three of the men were French three were Moslems Earlier a carload of Europeans fired on a Moslem crowd waiting for a business east Algiers sub urb Estimates of the victims ranged from six to 10 dead and 13 wounded all Moslems c 1962 New York Times Newsservice Washington March 15 Lieut Col John H Glenn Jr scuffled with a rowdy group ol youths outside a cburchsponsoret teenage party last Saturday night The incident occurred outside the Little Palls United Presbyter jian Church near Arlington Va when the astronaut helped the Rev Frank Erwin the pastor quell a disturbance Some of the youths apparently had beer drinking At one point the astronaut shoveda young man awayfrom the front of an auto mobile so that he could get the license plate number to give to the police According to reports confirmed by Arlington police and the pastor one the youths may have at tempted to slug ColonelGlenn The police arid the pastor said charitably that they did not be lieve the trouble making youths recognized the astronaut Two ago wtien ma1 rine officer returned from his or bital space flight he was greeted at his home in Arlington by teenagers who held up a sign Glenn for president It seems on the surface to be very unfortunatethatCol Glenn was involved in this very minor incident the Erwin said yet he continued this might be most fortunate for the American people because it points up for us the real need for ade quate teenage recreation StLouis March The United States No naut Col John Glenn is in St Louis today Glenn is speeding tihe day at McDonnell Aircraft Co attending meetings Also in St Louis today is Friend ship Seven the spacecraft in which Glenn made his three or rits The spacecraft is being exam ned by scientists of McDotinell vliere Uie craftwas built in New Delhi Wednesday Harl Earn had presented her with a chair AP Wirepholo Mrs Kennedy Is AweStruck By Taj Mahal Agra India March 15 AP Jacqueline Kennedy viewed the Taj Mahal withwonderstruck eyes today awed by the beauty of the white marble memorial to a 300 yearold love story The American First Lady shared ah experience that thou sands have had before her for the massive delicately wrought building and spacious garden of delicately wrought building and spacious garden of reflecting pools and flowering shiubs is Indias leading tourist attraction Mrs Kennedy visited the grounds in late afternoon for her first look at the enduring symbol of the love of a 17th century Mo gul emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Of this building I cari say noth ing that has not already been said she told U S Ambassador John Kenneth Galbraitli I do not want to invent some new mode of description except to say that I am overwhelmed by a sense of awe I have seen the pictures of the Taj but for the first time I am struck with a sense of its mass arid symmetry On her way from New Delhi Mrs Kennedy visited Fatahpur Sikri a former Indian capital 20 miles southwest of Agra She showed particular interest in a stone courtyard where a 16th cen tury Mogui emperor played chess with his wife using girls as chess pieces After a night flight to Benares Mrs Kennedy will tour the holy city Friday then fly to Udaipur iand Jaipur to be the guest of their maharajas She will returnto New Delhi for one night before begin ning a tour of Pakistan March 21 For Southern Dlinois Generally fair tonight and Friday Contin ued raUier cold tonight A little Friday Low tonight in the mid 20s High Friday in t Weather detailvmap pfcZd   

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